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Urban Avenue Grade Crossing 07-22-19

New Urban Avenue Bridge in New Cassel Successfully Installed

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Project Update, Urban Avenue Grade Crossing

Last weekend, LIRR and 3TC crews, in an innovative feat of engineering, installed a new bridge at Urban Avenue in New Cassel, marking another LIRR Expansion Project milestone. Crews worked around-the-clock through a heatwave from Friday evening until the early morning hours Monday — keeping the LIRR Expansion Project itself…

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Urban Avenue Grade Crossing Elimination 06-21-19

Bridge for Urban Avenue Overpass Will Be Moved Into Place July 20th and 21st

By | Project Update, Urban Avenue Grade Crossing

New three-track bridge, including supports and structural frame, under construction adjacent to LIRR Main Line. The three-bay bridge that will carry the LIRR Main Line over the Urban Avenue underpass – which is currently being built – is in its final stages of construction. Once the excavation is complete, the…

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Carle Place 07-03-19

Eastbound Platform Construction Progresses at Carle Place Station

By | Carle Place Station, Project Update

Improvements to Carle Place LIRR station continue including platform replacement to accommodate 12-car trains, a new pedestrian bridge with ADA-elevators, and an improved customer drop-off and pickup area. Concrete platforms have been placed to support the new eastbound platforms on the south side of Carle Place Station. Demolition of the…

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Urban Avenue Grade Crossing Shuttle Bus 05-29-19

Shuttle Bus Keeps Pedestrians Safe During the Elimination of the Urban Avenue Grade Crossing

By | Project Update, Urban Avenue Grade Crossing

3rd Track Constructors, the design-build contractor tasked with constructing the LIRR Expansion Project, is providing a pedestrian shuttle bus while construction crews transform the Urban Avenue Grade Crossing into a new vehicular and pedestrian underpass. The shuttle bus ensures pedestrians traveling across the railroad tracks at Urban Avenue in New…

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Mayors’ Meeting at Community Information Center in Mineola 05-30-19

Monthly Mayors’ Meeting at Community Information Center in Mineola

By | Mineola Station, Project Update

On May 22nd, elected officials and municipal administrators representing the LIRR Expansion Project’s corridor attended the monthly Mayors’ Meeting at the Community Information Center in Mineola. Representatives from the project team provided community leaders with a comprehensive construction update – the group also discussed upcoming track outages ahead of the…

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Hicksville Station Northwest Civic Association - 05-31-19

LIRR Expansion Project Team Meets With Northwest Civic Association of Hicksville

By | Hicksville Station, Project Update

On May 20th, the LIRR Expansion Project team met with the Northwest Civic Association of Hicksville to discuss the latest construction updates and project milestones. The project team provided a project overview, construction progress photos and updates on ongoing project programs as part of its ongoing community outreach to business,…

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